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Unnamed Peak in the Genesis Range

In Activity, Clubs, Hiking, Island Mountain Ramblers, Mount Waddinton Regional Distrcit, Mountaineering, Regional Districts by ExploringtonLeave a Comment

On September 11th I joined three friends on an unsuccessful attempt at Mount Sarai, a peak in the Genesis Range. We were hastened by fine weather, and though we didn’t make our primary objective, we eventually summited an unnamed bump and enjoyed stellar views. The clock ticked past 8:00 am …

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Whiltilla Mountain, Day two in the Bonanza Range

In Activity, Clubs, Hiking, Island Mountain Ramblers, Mount Waddinton Regional Distrcit, Mountaineering, Regional Districts by Explorington1 Comment

This report is a chapter in a longer series of reports from a multi-day car camping and mountaineering expedition done in the summer of 2016. In this section, day 2 July 17th, we climb Whiltilla Mountain. Every summer I look forward to one of two long trips trekking and mountaineering …

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Cederstedt Mountain: Introducing the Ditch Muncher

In Activity, Hiking, Island Mountain Ramblers, Mount Waddinton Regional Distrcit, Mountaineering, Regional Districts by Explorington5 Comments

Early morning starts are getting easier. On Sunday, May 1st, dawn was just breaking as Phil and I headed up-island, once again on our way to a seldom-summited peak. We had great expectations for the day, and the weather was in great shape. Adding to the excitement, we were riding …